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About Boitson's Restaurant

An old storefront in Kingston's Historic Uptown District, a simple sliver of a space, has received a sumptuous update by its new tenant: Boitson's Restaurant. The menu is American, refined, yet comfortable from Steak Frites to Fried Chicken. as well as dishes for vegans and guests with special dietary needs. The dining area is a carefully considered homage to both the upscale bistro and the "old man" bar. In good weather, the back deck, with views of the Catskills, is another of Boitson's many secrets awaiting to be discovered.

47 N. Front Street
Kingston, NY 12401
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday, Monday, Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Wall Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(845) 339-2333

Website:
http://www.boitsons.com/

Catering:
Boitson's is available for both on and off premise catered events, from 10 to 100 guests. Please call us for more information. We are also the proud owners of KOVO Rotisserie, a casual, modern Greek inspired restaurant, located steps away from Boitson's. www.kovorotisserie.com

Parking Details:
Boitson's is located in the Historic Uptown district of Kingston. There is on the street parking, as well as several municipal parking lots.

Public Transit:
Boitson's is located just up the street from the Adirondack Trailways bus terminal. We are about 15 minutes from the Rhinecliff Amtrak train station and 2 miles from the Rondout Waterfront Marina.

Executive Chef:
Elizabeth Cook

Private Party Facilities:

In the warmer months our deck can be used for your intimate affair of up to 60 seated guests, 75 for cocktails & hor's d'oeuvres. The entire restaurant can be booked for parties of up to 75guests. Please contact us for more information.

Private Party Contact:
Maria : (845) 339-2333

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Boitson's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (14)
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Cozy (12)
Comfort Food (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Romantic (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Casual (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Fun (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Authentic (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Scenic View (4)
Vegan (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Business Meals (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Our experience was perfect as always!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Oysters served correctly eve though a little pricey will return for oysters. Devils on Horseback appetizer is superb. They mix a nice drink but also a little pricey. It's a tiny place so the tables are close and the noise level is kind of high.

Will definitely return to try more dishes, for oysters, and other apps.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Delicious food, attentive service, great scene—even on a Monday night!

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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We love this neighborhood favorite, great staff, caring, super varied choices, good sized portions and fair prices; always terrific!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Girls night out! Love Boistons! They do a great job! Yummy food & great service!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Hands down my favorite restaurant in the area. I have never been disappointed, the food is always eyes-roll back in your head delicious. The staff are incredibly friendly and efficient but not pushy in the least and extremely knowledgeable about the food and drinks, able to make great recommendations. You can also go for lower cost meal with some of their 'standards' or by just doing cocktails and small plates, or you can go big or go home with appetizers, drinks and one of their daily specials- which are always changing with the season and availability of sustainable food. Plus- raw bar. You can't go wrong with the raw bar! They truly are a gem.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Late-night Find, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Love Boitson's. It's part of Kingston's up and coming Stockade District. A pre-drink down the street at Stockade Tavern is always fun. With new shops and hotels opening around the corner in the coming months its exciting to know that Boitson's booming will only boom even louder.
Great food. Great mood. enjoy.

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2017

We wanted inexpensive good comfort food and we got it. Service was terrific; the noise level was reasonable for a pair of elders; the burger and fries were tasty and generous (overly, on the fries - hard to resist taking virtually an entire extra order home after eating a full plate).

And I highly recommend the generous and tasty wine flight - for $10 you choose your own and they were all decent (and I can be picky!)

We will definitely return.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great hospitality. ....food, cocktails, wine and service!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great local go-to for artistic, cozy tuck-in food and just the right amount of cool.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I love this place. Every time I go the quality is consistent.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Healthy, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 8, 2017

This was our first visit to Boitson’s and we were not disappointed. We both ordered the prime rib and it was cooked perfectly. We will return soon and try some of the other menu items.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Service was excellent, overall food was really good, however The Mac&Cheese was a little dry for my liking.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

As always the food was excellent and the service was good

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We had dinner reservation for 9 pm. From the menu 75% of the food wasn't available, especially the popular items which we were looking forward to have. We ordered the scallops and steak. The Scallops were tiny, fried only on one side, completely cold and laid on a bed of salad. When I asked the server about the cold scallops, she literally made excuses and wasn't ready to take it back. She even suggested to re-heat the already overcooked scallops(blasphemous). Her ignorance became apparent. I educated her stating I knew what & how a scallop is supposed to be cooked and what texture is expected. Later, she returned the dull dish and probably the head Chef made it again. Second time around the scallops were medium size, warmer but I did think there were small sand grains. Not the most pleasant experience.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great outdoor seating and fun place to sit and eat a delicious meal. The drinks were amazing and not weak at all which is always nice. The service was fast and our server was knowledgeable of the menu. I will definitely go back again!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, People Watching, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Great food, service and outdoor patio! Even though the inside had emptied out after dinner, we were not rushed out by the staff, which is very much appreciated!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The beer list is the absolute worst frfrffffffccasdddffcc

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Casual, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

As always Kristin and the entire team were excellent.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

What an amazing place! Loved the varied menu, food for every type of eater. Veg, vegan, GF and carnivore alike. The wait staff was knowledgeable and pleasant. Prices are a little steep, but the great service and fabulous food made up for it.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Great Beer, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Another great meal, Maria!! The food, drinks, atmosphere = FAB!!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Authentic, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Our dinner was very delicious.The service was a little stressed,distracted,not very observant.The 2top tables were too small for thetiming of the food being brought out.Servers were always asking to remove plates we were not done with,while holding the next entree. Not very relaxing with having to juggle what was on the table.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The beer selection is terrible just terrible the worst selection

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

I had family in for the holiday weekend and there were 2 birthdays we were celebrating. My husband and I are vegan and chose Boitson's because they offered 3 vegan options that I saw on their online menu. We have trouble finding restaurants that accommodate so this looked promising. The news on our arrival was they didn't have the veggie burger and they took the seitan meatloaf off the menu. We ordered the salad which had the absolute worst salad dressing I've ever had - and then discovered they put bacon in it, ignoring our vegan request. Beyond any of this was experiencing THE WORST attitude from the waitress and management even mentioning it. EXTREMELY BAD CUSTOMER SERVICE. They were acting like they were put out. Needless to say, we left before the meal arrived. AVOID THIS RESTAURANT...been talking to others now how have had bad service here and attitude. Too many other good places to eat in Kingston...go there.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Great food & great ambiance. Thursday nights are my fave for fried chicken night :)

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 28, 2017

We came up to explore local scene from the city. Read about this restaurant on a blog and had roots in Brooklyn my hometown! Adorable place great back patio everyone very friendly. Food was locally sourced and very tasty although very very slow in coming. Despite that would highly recommend! If we happen to be in the area again would definitely go back!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was delicious but they need to improve the beer selection. We tried two or three of the craft brews and did not enjoy any of them. Had to resort to a corona

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Fun, Comfort Food, Casual, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Visiting from California two times a year I love the food and ambience.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, People Watching, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Fun, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

The food was eh.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Food was good. The noise level was a bit higher, but you get used to it after a while. Outdoor seating was beautiful and really made you feel away from Kingston. Waitress did not seem to be interested in our table and forgot to place our appetizer order. Did not see her through most of the dinning experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Casual, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Super tasty and great service. Really enjoyed this experience. Would def return next time I'm in town.

Tags: Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for a Date, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Good restaurant, server was very nice

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Amazing food and cocktails in a relaxed setting. Service was wonderful

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Service was excellent. Cocktails also get a shout out. Menu was very interesting and showed promise but the results were just ok.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Great food selections. Noisy but if you get used to talking really loud it's kind of fun.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 16, 2017

NYC visitors may think that the prices are reasonable, but there is no question that it is expensive for Ulster Co. I wouldn't go there and plan on 2 or 3 drinks

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2017

The best fried chicken in the Hudson Valley, or anywhere, and the lamb sliders are sublime. Always a great meal and great time.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Authentic, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Everything went very well at first. Our apps were quick in the beginning along with our 2 year olds food. However, our entrees took a long time and our little one grew restless. Hopefully better next time. Food was great though.

Tags: Late-night Find, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Boitson's is consistently good in every way. I love going there for everything from drinks to appetizers to dinner. It's a very social spot--a hub of Kingston.

Tags: Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Tapas, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Casual, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Romantic, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 9, 2017

The outdoor seating and bar upstairs are the best features of this restaurant. Indoor tables are rather cramped. The servers were friendly and knowledgeable, but they had too many tables to provide attentive service. If you weren't ready the first time the server approached, you had a l-o-n-g wait until anyone came back again. The menu is a bit eccentric. There are not a lot of choices, but they seem to have one option in every category (vegetarian, steak, comfort food, etc.) The raw oysters were fresh and good, and the trout I ordered was outstanding, although I left a little bit hungry. The people who ordered the fried chicken didn't leave hungry, but they didn't enjoy it as much as I liked mine. They were also taken aback when the beer AND the "half-bottle" of wine arrived in cans (!) The server graciously took the canned wine back and brought us a bottle of something else. So... on a nice evening, eating outdoors, I would recommend giving it a try. It isn't just like every other place you've been. We all decided we would go back, but because the choices are limited, you wouldn't want to go there regularly .

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene
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